The state of our School
On August 22, before more than a hundred nursing faculty, staff, students, Medical Center clinicians and administrators, Dean Dorrie K. Fontaine offered a portrait of the School's past year - and a glimpse of what's ahead.
So what’s the state of UVA School of Nursing in 2016? Take a look at metrics on ...
Incoming & returning students:
- 13 = Applicants for every BSN spot (a new record of interest)
- 22% = increase since `14 in applications to the BSN program
- 40% = Percentage of the BSN class of 2020 who are racially and ethnically diverse
- 5 = Number of male 1st year nursing students
- 70% = Increase in RN to BSN enrollees since 2012
- 93% = Percentage of 2016 BSN & CNL grads employed three months after graduation
- 82% = Percentage of 2016 BSN & CNL grads who received job offers before graduating
- 66% = Percentage of new nurses who took jobs in Virginia
- 37% = Percentage of BSN & CNL grads now employed at UVA Medical Center
- 10 = Number of new faculty hired in 2016 (including 3 "cluster hires" shared with Architecture and Curry Schools)
- 39 = Fellow appointments, 28 of which are FAANs
- 12 = Number of endowed professors in the School
- $36 million = Amount raised during the Fontaine era (2008-2015)
Want more? Check out the 2016-State-of-the-School-address [PDF].